I use the program all the time. I don't know where you downloaded it from but I suppose someone could have packed something malicious with it. The utility itself is not a virus and I would suspect a false positive from mcafee myself.
As an example, there is a thread here
on the mcafee forums buy a person who's used the utility for years, then bam, all of a sudden mcafee detects it. Probably with one of the later updates for mcafee. If you've used an app for that long and always kept your av updated, it's definetely a false positive. AV updates are always behind a bit but not that much. My 6 anti-nasties programs have never identified it at all.